Kosmikino Kartoons: Soviet Era Russian And Eastern European Science-Fiction And Fantasy Animation

List of Soviet and Eastern Bloc era animated science-fiction, fantasy, folktale and fairytale films from Russia and the countries of Eastern Europe covering the period 1924 to 1992.

Any suggestions would be most welcome and if you know of any articles, papers or reviews covering these genres of animation from this period, please let me know.

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There a number of animations from this era that have never had an English translation or have been machine translated into English and need proof-reading and revising, if you can help, please get in touch.

There are currently, a small number of these animations for viewing on the Kosmikino You Tube channel: visit the blog address above for the link.
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1.
Interplanetary Revolution (1924 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A tale about Comrade Kominternov, the Red Army Warrior, who flew to Mars and vanquished all the capitalists on the planet. (8 mins.)
 
2.
The Mystery of the Third Planet (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
At the end of the 22nd century Alisa Seleznyova, her father Professor Seleznyov and pilot Zeleny go... (48 mins.)
Director: Roman Kachanov
 
3.
Skazka o rybake i rybke (1937 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Tale about a fish-man and a fish, based on Alexander Pushkin story. (28 mins.)
 
5.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Krabat, a beggar boy, is lured to become an apprentice to an evil, one-eyed sorcerer. With a number of other boys... (73 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
6.
The Tale of John and Mary (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Young knight John travels the world in search of fame and fortune, but also to help others and prove himself. However, things go dire fast and he becomes burdened with life's hardships. But then he meets a pretty water nymph, Mary. (65 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
7.
The Sixth Voyage of Sinbad (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(10 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
8.
A Thousand and One Nights (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(88 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
9.
The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(12 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
10.
The Fifth Voyage of Sinbad (1973 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(11 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
11.
The Fourth Voyage of Sinbad (1973 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(15 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
12.
The Third Voyage of Sinbad (1973 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(13 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
13.
The Second Voyage of Sinbad (1972 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(13 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
14.
The Voyage of Sinbad (1971 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(14 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
15.
A Treasure on Bird Island (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
People living on an island finds a treasure, but it does not only do them good. (75 mins.)
Director: Karel Zeman
 
16.
Chronopolis (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Weary immortals inhabit a metropolis in the sky and amuse themselves with constructions as they kill time and await whatever comes next. (52 mins.)
Director: Piotr Kamler
 
17.
La planète verte (1966 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(9 mins.)
Director: Piotr Kamler
 
18.
Son of the White Mare (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man is born the son of a horse with superpowers and uses them to do battle with legendary dragons. (81 mins.)
 
19.
Metsamuinasjutt (1960 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Elbert Tuganov
 
20.
Pereval (1988 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A starship crashed on an uninhabitate planet and its crew had to abandon it. Years later the survivors... (31 mins.)
 
21.
A Brief History (1956 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
This 1957 Romanian short animation and Cannes Film Festival winner skilfully and with incredible artistic... (3 mins.)
 
22.
Here There Be Tygers (1989 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Set in the future, a rocket ship from Earth travels to a far universe and touches down on an unknown planet with a mission to exploit its natural resources. However, this is planet is like no other, it seems to be alive. (10 mins.)
 
23.
Kontakt (1978 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man walking on the fields encounters an alien visitor from outer space. (10 mins.)
Director: V. Tarasov
 
24.
Budet laskovyy dozhd (1984 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Animated Film based on Ray Bradbury's novel "The Martian Chronicles", on the short story called "There Will Come Soft Rains..." (10 mins.)
 
25.
Die fliegende Windmühle (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(85 mins.)
Director: Günter Rätz
 
26.
Planetata na sakrovishtata (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(72 mins.)
Director: Rumen Petkov
 
27.
The Elm-Chanted Forest (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A painter who can temporarily talk to the creatures of an enchanted forest, must help them stop the evil Cactus King, who's building an army of magical living weapons and machines to turn the forest into a wasteland perfect for the cacti. (83 mins.)
 
28.
The Magician's Hat (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Thistle the magician and his forest friends (from _The Elm Chanted Forest (1986)_) take on an ice emperor, Mrazomor, and his horde. (75 mins.)
 
29.
Bouquet of Stars (1963 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(9 mins.)
 
30.
The Emperor's Nightingale (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Chinese emperor prefers the tinkling of a bejeweled mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale... (72 mins.)
 
31.
Firing Range (1977 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A Russian scientist creates a mind-reading weapon for his generals on a remote island. After the demonstration, the generals are pleased. Little do they realize, both the weapon, and the creator of the weapon have a mind of their own. (10 mins.)
Director: Anatoliy Petrov
 
32.
The Button (1989 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Every time a Soviet apparatchik presses a button, something explodes. (8 mins.)
 
33.
Das (1987 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A Soviet Armenian animation from the glasnost era about cosmonauts invading a serene planet where they pay a price for their cruel actions. (18 mins.)